|Submission Date||March 1, 2019|
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety
|0.79 / 2.00||
Environmental Health and Safety
Please enter data in the table below:
|Performance Year||Baseline Year|
|Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases||61||54|
|Full-time equivalent of employees||4,855||4,552|
|Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee||0.01||0.01|
Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
|Start Date||End Date|
|Performance Year||Jan. 1, 2017||Dec. 31, 2017|
|Baseline Year||Jan. 1, 2015||Dec. 31, 2015|
A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted (e.g. in sustainability plans and policies or in the context of other reporting obligations):
Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives, including how workers are engaged in monitoring and advising on health and safety programs:
Tufts Environmental Health and Safety (TEHS) promotes health, safety and environmental protection in teaching, research, public service, and administrative activities by providing training, advice, and other compliance assistance.
TEHS provides leadership in developing and supporting high-quality programs that allow students, faculty, and staff to protect themselves from potential health hazards they encounter at the University. Programs include Laboratory Safety, Ergonomics, Radiation Safety, Bio Safety, and Environmental Management.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.